In the late '60s, Alan Kay of xerox PARC came up with the idea of a new laptop, called Dynabook, that could be used to enter information.
In September 1989, the first commercially available tablet computer, the GRiD Systems manufacturing GRiD, was based on ms-dos.
In 1991, another Go Corporation made the tablet, Momenta Pentop.
In 1992, Go launched a proprietary operating system called PenPoint OS, and Microsoft launched Windows for Pen Computing.
In June 2000, Microsoft unveiled the Tablet PC, which is still in the development stage, at its "NET strategy" presentation. Then, at the Comdex Fall 2000 exhibition in November, Mr. Bill gave a keynote speech on the Tablet PC, which defined the Tablet PC as "an all-around PC based on the Windows operating system, integrated paper and pen experience." It has become popular since the fall of 2002, when Microsoft promoted the Windows XPTablet PC Edition.
On December 8, 2002, Microsoft officially launched the Tablet PC and its proprietary operating system, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, in New York, marking the beginning of the Tablet PC business.
In September 2011, with the release of Microsoft's Windows 8 system, the tablet camp expanded again.
On June 19, 2012, Microsoft released in Los Angeles Surface tablet, the Surface can be external keyboard, Microsoft said this tablet when the keyboard is connected to become "the whole desktop PC" on the back Surface of Microsoft will provide a variety of color external keyboard.
In 2013, the new display technology, especially the AMOLED, new backplane technology (LTPS, Ox pride ide), high resolution display technology in the field of competition, such as flat-panel display domestic enterprises are still at a disadvantage.